Europe, India real estate expert Orlandi made managing director at CPPIB


handshake cropThe Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has appointed Andrea Orlandi as MD and head of real estate investments for Europe.

Orlandi was previously a director in the CPPIB’s London office where he has worked since 2011. His responsibilities covered real estate investments on a pan-European basis and in India.

He has more than 15 years’ experience in real estate investment having previously holding senior positions at real estate private equity and investment firms.

These include European chief investment officer and director of Apollo Real Estate Advisors Property Partners, where he was responsible for the sourcing and oversight of investments.

Orlandi began his career in 1994 at Merrill Lynch.

CPPIB’s recent deals include an investment of around $230m in India’s largest infrastructure company Larsen & Toubro, announced in June.

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